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December 2013

Programme page updated

The new programme for 2014 is online now – see here.

Happy holidays!

AGM 2013 – New Chairman

We have a new branch chairman for 2014: Arthur Wilkes takes over from Mark O’Connor, who held three important branch posts in the past year. He will continue to be Secretary. The new programme of talks will be posted to all BCSS members in the Birmingham area early in the new year. We’ll start off […]

Coming up: AGM and Christmas Social

Please note that our AGM is coming up next Tuesday, 10 December. Please come along – it is your chance to have a say about BCSS branch activities in 2014 and the way the branch is run. Following the official part of the evening we are planning to have Tea and nibbles; please could everyone […]

November 2013 Meeting: Schlumbergera / Mark Preston

Our last talk in 2013 was Mark Preston’s excellent introduction to the six species of Schlumbergera – of which the ‘Christmas Cactus’ is one. This is a group of epiphytic or lithophytic cacti (i.e. they root in organic matter on trees or on rocks respectively) that have been adapted to environmental conditions one tends to […]